A Twitter user who describes herself as a hacker says she has archived around 99% of the content from the social media platform Parler, which went dark early Monday as Amazon banished the site from its cloud hosting service. The documentation reportedly includes deleted posts and raw video files that had been uploaded to the online forum, complete with metadata.
Parler has become the preferred social media platform for several supporters of President Donald Trump and far-right groups concerned about being censored by more mainstream alternatives, such as Facebook and Twitter.
Big Tech targeted Parler after rioters breached the U.S. Capitol last week, accusing the social network of violating its terms of service for failing to take adequate measures to prevent the dissemination of content that incites violence. The platform was reportedly used to promote violent threats leading up to Wednesday’s “Save America” rally, which ended with numerous attendees storming the Capitol building as members of Congress were in